20 questions - Super easy to devilishly difficult

Have a go at this general knowledge quiz, where the questions start out easy and gradually get harder! Some of these you can easily get with an educated guess, or perhaps even a complete guess!
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Last updated: August 7, 2016
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What is the capital of Portugal?
What colour is Mr Greedy?
The red crest atop a chicken's head is called a what?
How old does one have to be to qualify to be an 'elderly primagravida'?
On the Mexican flag, an eagle is attacking what kind of snake?
Which fruit, when you eat it, 'eats you back' with a digestive enzyme called Bromelain?
What type of animal is also something that is useless or troublesome, expensive to maintain or difficult to dispose of?
White Elephant
This city's airport is where most chocolate is sold every year in the world, nearly 2 tonnes a day
What is the tallest standalone mountain in the world?
'Zhōngguó' is a Chinese word for what?
The Simpsons character Jeff Albertson is better known by what name?
Comic Book Guy
This country was the first in the world to have a woman president
Which real life person was a character that got accidentally crushed in 'The Simpsons Game'?
Hillary Clinton
What is the cheat code to get $1,000,000 in the game "Airline Tycoon"?
Donald Trump
In which card game can one 'Shoot the moon'?
In which video game does one literally shoot the moon?
Who is the patron saint of the Isle of Man?
Saint Maughold
What is the title of the president of the Basque Country?
What was the title of Elena Ceausescu's sham PhD?
The Stereospecific Polymerization of Isoprene
What is the Welsh word for 'carrot'?
Level 85
Aug 7, 2016
Is president more powerful than prime minister (Golda Meir, Indira Gandhi)?
Level 71
Aug 8, 2016
Hi there. Good question. The answer is it depends on the country. So for instance in India the president is head of state, but the prime minister is head of government, and is essentially the one in charge as nearly all executive authority is vested into the prime minister. This would have been the sort of case in Sri Lanka which had the first woman prime minister, or like in the UK where the queen is head of state but Mrs May really runs things. In other countries the president is both head of state and government, such as Liberia to name one, and also the answer in this quiz. Incidentally, that country had the first woman to hold the title 'president', but other countries had already had women heads of state, but with different titles, such as the first ever non-royal woman leader Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, whose title was 'Chairperson of the Presidium of the Little Khural of Tannu Tuva' :-)